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Byker

Byker is an area of Newcastle situated to the east of the city centre and bordered on the south by the River Tyne.

In the past there was a lot of industry located in Byker – much of it connected with the river. Over recent years much of the industry has gone.

Getting There

There are many buses connecting the centre of Newcastle with Byker. And Byker has its own station on the Yellow Line of the Tyne and Wear metro system.

Byker Pubs

Free Trade Inn

Free Trade Inn - full review

Saint Lawrence Road, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1A6
Tel: 0191 265 5764
Basic riverside locals pub in Byker area of city on a small headland just above where the Ouseburn flows into the Tyne. The pub's bar is straight opposite as you enter and the L shaped seating area extends to the right and beyond the bar to ... Read full review of Free Trade Inn

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5


Tyne Bar

Tyne Bar - full review

1 Maling Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LP
Tel: 0191 265 2550
Friendly, large pub right by the lock where the Ouseburn joins the Tyne. Initially the gloomy lighting of the main room is bit offputting - especially when you're trying to read the paper. But you get used to it and the atmosphere is ... Read full review of Tyne Bar

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5


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Pub reviews for city-centre Newcastle can be found here.

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